You can gain valuable teaching and laboratory experience by teaching your peers in certain courses. To be an undergraduate teaching assistant (UGTA), you should enroll in IPHY 3010: Teaching in Integrative Physiology. You must have a B in the course that you will be teaching. The following courses have had UGTAs in the past:
Becoming a UGTA involves the following process:
You can also gain wonderful teaching experience by participating in the Learning Assistant Program where you help teach science and/or math courses on the CU campus. Go to http://laprogram.colorado.edu/ for more details on the program.
If you see yourself teaching science in high school or middle school, the CU Teach program is for you. The IPHY major is a great preparation for teaching at the secondary level. Go to http://cuteach.colorado.edu/ for all the details.
Tutors are frequently in short supply, especially in the larger IPHY courses. If you have experience in a course, by tutoring you can help a fellow student and gain teaching experience. See Tutoring in IPHY Courses for more information.